A flavour of Croatia

Travel experience

A flavour of Croatia

Overview

Highlights

  • Welcome drink at the Bellevue & Boutique Alhambra Hotel
  • Entrance to the private beach in Mali Losinj including sun beds and beach towels
  • Welcome snack of home-made products in Mali Losinj
  • Complimentary private transfer from Mali Losinj airport to the Bellevue Hotel and Boutique Alhambra Hotel
  • 8 days/7 nights
  • From 3.470 € per person

Overview

Croatia is well-known for its hospitality, diversity, nature, history, culture and gastronomy and Adria Blue, a Croatian private concierge, ensures a complete experience in just a few days.

Do you want to explore something completely new and broaden your horizons?

We present you a unique programme of exploring the Adriatic by private plane and private transfers, which guarantees a new dimension of your fascination.

You will visit the most beautiful places in Croatia and on the Adriatic and you will also have a memorable experience of cooking lessons on the Island of Lošinj, the hidden beauty of Croatia.

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Day 1 of 8
ARRIVE ZAGREB

Itinerary

Flight to Zagreb Airport. Welcome to Zagreb! You will be driven by private transfer to the Zagreb’s iconic hotel Esplanade. Please feel free to refresh and relax or take a stroll. Welcome dinner at your hotel.

Meals

  • Meals as specified

Lodging

Zagreb (Esplanade, Westin or Sheraton or similar), Dubrovnik (Pucić Palace, Villa Dubrovnik, Excelsior hotel or similar), Mali Lošinj (Bellevue, Boutique hotel Alhambra or Villa Hortensia).

Journey includes

  • All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
  • Meals as specified
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Flight tickets between Zagreb and Dubrovnik with Croatia Airlines
  • Private transfer between Lošinj and Zagreb
  • Private jet transfers between Dubrovnik and Mali Lošinj
  • Fully guided sightseeing as noted in the itinerary (including entrance fees)
  • Cooking lesson
  • Trekking tour
  • Hotel taxes
Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1 of 8
ARRIVE ZAGREB

Flight to Zagreb Airport. Welcome to Zagreb! You will be driven by private transfer to the Zagreb’s iconic hotel Esplanade. Please feel free to refresh and relax or take a stroll. Welcome dinner at your hotel.

Day 2 of 8
ZAGREB - DUBROVNIK

Enjoy breakfast at leisure. Croatia’s capital is one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Today you will have a private guided tour of Zagreb, enjoy seeing some of the highlights of Zagreb which was founded in year 1094.Our walking tour starts from Zagreb’s main square Ban Jelačić Square and continues with the visit of two historic parts of old town – Kaptol and Gradec. On Kaptol we will visit the biggest Cathedral in Croatia and the famous farmer’s market Dolac. Our journey takes us to Gradec, better known as Zagreb’s Upper Town and we will enter it through medieval Stone Gate. You will have a chance to see the seat of the country’s administration, Parliament and Government Buildings, as well as St. Mark’s Church. Its coloured roof is the symbol of Zagreb. Our walk continues to Lotrščak tower and ends at Ban Jelačić Square. There is an option to use Zagreb’s Funicular, one of the shortest in Europe. Free time for refreshments or lunch. Evening flight to Dubrovnik on scheduled Croatia Airlines flight. After arrival in Dubrovnik you will be taken by private transfer to the hotel. On arrival in Dubrovnik your accommodation will be at a hotel near the Old Town. Refresh and relax and perhaps enjoy a walk to take in the breath-taking City of Dubrovnik. Enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Day 3 of 8
DUBROVNIK

Enjoy breakfast after which you will experience the beauty of Dubrovnik – the pearl of the Adriatic. Discover the Old City, included on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The famous Irish writer George Bernard Shaw wrote, “If you are looking for heaven on Earth, go to Dubrovnik.” Enjoy a private guided city tour and discover old churches, fortresses and plazas also with the option of continuing with a walk along the famous city walls with the magnificent views or alternatively take a ride to Mount Srđ by cable car. The walls were constructed between the 8th and 16th centuries and offer 16 towers and fortresses on the walk. The evening is free for you to dine of your choice. Dubrovnik has bars and clubs aplenty, and the Old Town streets can be crowded in the evening.

Day 4 of 8
DUBROVNIK - MALI LOŠINJ

After breakfast, departure to Dubrovnik Airport where our private plane (King Air or Cessna) and crew will be waiting to fly you to Lošinj Airport with an estimated flight time of one hour. On landing at Lošinj Airport a driver will take you to the hotel. In the afternoon a guided walking city tour of Mali Lošinj. Positioned in the Augusta Bay, and with 7000 inhabitants, today it is the biggest island town in the Adriatic. Lošinj, which has been almost uninhabited until the middle of the 13th century, developed into a leading regional maritime power by the 19th century. The town of Lošinj became the second most important port in the Adriatic, immediately after Trieste. The inhabitants of Lošinj were not only known for their skilfulness in constructing sailing ships, but they were also known as the best seamen in the Mediterranean. Due to its excellent climate and natural healing factors, its potential was recognised already in the late 19th century and Mali Lošinj was proclaimed a climatic health resort in 1892 by the land law of the Austrian Government. Enjoy Čikat Forest Park walk, beautiful healthy atmosphere and sunset to the sea. Enjoy inspirational Croatian cuisine at the hotel restaurant overlooking clear blue waters of the Adriatic Sea.

Day 5 of 8
COOKING LESSONS

Enjoy breakfast at leisure after which we have arranged for your specially designed cooking lessons. This day we will dedicate to getting familiar with the Croatian native cuisine and introduce to you the flavours and scents of the Adriatic. Our top chefs will present you how to prepare the unique Mediterranean and Croatian dishes, and we are sure you’ll find this experience to be the highlight of this trip and that it will expand your culinary knowledge. Meet our chef! He is going to be the host of your private cooking lessons in the show cooking part of the restaurant in a luxury hotel Bellevue. Our chef will explain the origin and uniqueness of each of the ingredients and prepare the dish in front of you. The groceries are fresh and seasonal, typical for our region, and gastronomic delights are interwoven with fine wines and extra virgin olive oil. During the private lessons you will have the opportunity to observe and learn the advanced culinary techniques and ask whatever you like. Our afternoon together will last for 4 hours, and in this time the chef will prepare a starter, main dish and dessert for you, which will be served with premium wines, sparkling wines and aperitifs on the recommendation of our sommellier. Enjoy the best flavours of Croatian cuisine and Croatian wines!

Free afternoon. We suggest having a wonderful Diamond system treatment in our Spa Clinic. Try our unique Diamond system, harmonizing body and soul system – only 6 exist in the world! Enjoy inspirational Croatian cuisine at the villa restaurant overlooking clear blue waters of the Adriatic Sea.

Day 6 of 8
LOŠINJ – YOGA/STRETCHING CLASS + SUNSET TREKKING TOUR

Enjoy breakfast at leisure after which we have arranged for you to enjoy a day in nature. In the morning enjoy yoga or stretching classes and inhale the fresh air. In the afternoon come together with our guide for unique sunset trekking. You will have an opportunity to explore the real island of Lošinj and well-known trekking footpath along the west coast of the island. The hike with private guide starts in Čikat bay and continues to bays – Silver Bay and Golden Bay. We continue to Boca Falsa Bay from where we continue through the pine tree forest to the old lookout point Monte Baston. Here you will have an impressive view of the city centre and the neighbouring islands – Susak, Srakane, Unije and even the island of Rab. We continue our walk to the Lanterna restaurant, the ideal place for enjoying the sunset in Lošinj. The restaurant is located near the church Madonna Annunziata, built in 1858, where the sailors of Lošinj were prayed with their families before leaving. Enjoy dinner and beautiful sunset at a la carte restaurant Lanterna.

Day 7 of 8
LOŠINJ - ZAGREB

Breakfast. Today our journey continues to Zagreb. Our trip starts from Mali Lošinj to the old town of Osor. Osor lies at a narrow channel that separates islands Cres and Lošinj. Today Osor is a small town with only 70 inhabitants, but with a glorious past. It is an open-air museum with rich historical heritage, from the contemporary Meštrović to the ruins of the ancient walls, fort and the first early Christian basilica. Together with private guide you will visit: The Archaeological Collection Osor – Museum of Lošinj. Our next stop will be the small city Lubenice on the Island of Cres. Lubenice is an ancient fort city that was founded approximately four thousand years ago on top of a 380 m high ridge that overlooks the Adriatic Sea. It is a small local centre that comprises forty buildings and seven permanent inhabitants. Buildings in the city are constructed out of the same material as the surrounding cliffs and there are two well-preserved extant city gates on the North and South of the city as well as a wall in the East. Enjoy a typical Croatian lunch at the Hibernica restaurant. Our tour continues to port Merag. Ferry line to Valbiska (duration 20 minutes) and continuing to Zagreb.  A driver will take you to the rewarded hotel Esplanade. Farewell dinner at the Carpaccio restaurant, in the city centre.

Day 8 of 8
DEPART ZAGREB

Breakfast. This memorable trip comes to the end. Transfer to Zagreb Airport and flight home.